Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fund update: M&G Global Basics fund placed ‘under review’

Following the news that Graham French will be leaving his role as manager of the M&G Global Basics Fund, our research partners at Morningstar OBSR have placed this fund ‘under review’. The fund, which will now be managed by former … Continue reading

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Pensions under the spotlight

Pension schemes have fallen under the spotlight once again. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has recommended a range of measures designed to clamp down on the £40bn-worth of UK defined contribution (DC) pension schemes that fail to deliver good … Continue reading

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Spending Cuts

The UK government is likely to remain in deficit until at least 2017-2018, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). However, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, the government ultimately intends to achieve a budget surplus. A … Continue reading

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A look at commercial property

Property has become increasingly popular as investors have recognised the diversification benefits it can add to a portfolio.Traditionally, the reaction of property prices to economic changes tends to differ from that of equities and bonds.This disparity in performance can help … Continue reading

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Analysts Place Invesco’s Neil Woodford Funds Under Review

Should I stay or should I go? The news that veteran city fund manager and star of Invesco Perpetual, Neil Woodford, is to leave and set up his own company has got a lot of people talking about what to … Continue reading

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